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Forest Dentist, Dentist in Forest, VA

Forest Family Dentistry

1045 Thomas Jefferson Road

Forest, VA 24551

General and Cosmetic Dentistry


Our Technology

Electric Handpieces

There are basically two types of handpieces, air-driven and electric. Our practice utilizes electric handpieces. Electric handpieces are much stronger than air-driven due to the fact that a motor is spinning the bur as opposed to air.  This electric motor makes the handpiece much quieter and produces a consistent torque, rpm, and smoother cutting and polishing actions. This allows the doctor to remove decay at a faster pace, which in turn, will cut down on the time it takes to complete a procedure. The quieter sound is also much more appealing compared to the high-pitched, "whistling" sounds that air-driven handpieces produce.

We proudly offer electric handpieces at our convenient location in Forest, VA. Electric Handpieces allows Dr. Garland Gentry to perform a wide array of treatment in a shorter amount of time